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Peoria Public Radio News
6:47 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

2-1-1 find help give help available in Peoria region

  People in the greater Peoria region have an additional tool to gain health and human service information. The Heart of Illinois United Way and Advanced Medical Transport are partnering to provide a new 2-1-1 information referral service. The service is designed to help link people to urgent needs like shelter housing, food and non-emergency medical care.  It’s part of the calling system that includes 9-1-1 and 4-1-1. The Heart of Illinois 2-1-1 is available 24-hours a day with trained referral specialists. The 2-1-1 call center staff are able to transfer calls in case of emergency.

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Peoria Public Radio News
12:28 pm
Tue June 11, 2013

Peoria Area EMS Medical Director stepping down

The Peoria Area EMS Medical Director is stepping down. OSF Saint Francis Medical Center announced Cheryl Colbenson’s resignation is effective July 1st. She’s leaving to complete a fellowship in Integrative Medicine.

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Medicine
6:28 pm
Fri April 12, 2013

Jump Trading Center gets simulation ambulance

The Jump Trading Center is getting ready to be outfitted with furniture and simulation equipment for training doctors, nurses and paramedics. But a simulation ambulance was parked inside the center Friday near the simulated home setting. Advanced Medical Transport is donating the ambulance. It lacks an engine.

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Peoria Public Radio News
5:09 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

AMT to provide permanent service in Chillicothe

Advanced Medical Transport is permanently providing ambulance services to the Chillicothe Area.  AMT has handled the community’s calls since Chillicothe Ambulance Rescue 33 was suspended last August by the local regulatory authority. That happened after Rescue 33 failed to meet response time terms as part of a probationary period.   AMT executive director Andrew Rand says the agency currently spends $1,300 a day to maintain the temporary service in the Chillicothe area.  He says AMT still won’t break even providing permanent service to the area.

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